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Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying this individual in connection to three robberies in the 44th and 42nd Precincts.
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40th Precinct

Wednesday, May 29 at 5:30 p.m. — The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying an individual in connection with a robbery.

Police received a report of a robbery taking place aboard a Bx19 bus at the intersection of East 149th Street and Brook Avenue. A 50-year-old man was involved in a verbal dispute with an unidentified individual. The dispute escalated to a physical altercation and the unidentified individual pushed the victim and forcibly removed his cell phone before departing the bus in an unknown direction. The victim suffered laceration to face.

The unidentified individual is described as a Black man with a beard.

Thursday, July 11 at 1:45 p.m. — The NYPD is asking the public for assistance identifying a male and female wanted for questioning in connection to a robbery that occurred in the 40th Precinct.

In the vicinity of East 137th Street and St. Ann’s Avenue, a 49-year-old man was entering his residence when he was approached by an unidentified female and male. The female pushed the victim inside the location while the male acted as a lookout. The female took a cell phone and wallet containing $300 from the victim. Both the individuals fled in unknown direction. The victim was not injured as a result of this incident.

Police are asking the public’s assistance in identifying this female wanted for questioning in relation to a robbery that occurred in the 40th Precinct on Thursday, July 11.
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Please see photos for descriptions of these individuals.

42nd Precinct

Friday, July 12 at 5:20 p.m. — As part of a robbery pattern that is described in the 44th Precinct section of this column, a mobile store was robbed at 1286 Southern Boulevard (Boost Mobile). An unidentified male entered the location brandishing a black firearm and demanded money from the register. A 20-year-old female employee complied and the male proceeded to flee the location with $744 dollars. The individual fled the location on foot westbound on Louis Nine Boulevard. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

The individual wanted for questioning is described as a Hispanic man approximately 25-years-old to 30-years-old

44th Precinct

Sunday, July 14 at 3:00 p.m. — The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance identifying an individual in connection with three robberies of cellular phone stores in the 44th Precinct and 42nd Precinct from Wednesday, July 10 to Tuesday, July 14.

The third crime in a pattern was reported to police inside of Boost Mobile at 71 E. Mount Eden Avenue. An unidentified man entered the store brandishing a black gun. He racked the slide of the firearm, and threatened to shoot the 23-year-old male store employee if he did not give him money. The store employee complied and the male proceeded to flee the location going west on Mound Eden Avenue with approximately $916 dollars and a cellphone valued at approximately $460 dollars.

Police are asking help in identifying this man wanted for questioning regarding a robbery that occurred in the 40th Precinct on Thursday, July 11.
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The individual wanted for questioning is described as a Hispanic man who is approximately 25-years-old to 30-years-old of age.

47th Precinct

Friday, July 22 at 9 a.m. –The NYPD is asking the public’s help in identifying a man (see photos) wanted for questioning in connection to an assault within the confines the 47th Precinct.

In front of 4000 White Plains Road, a 56-year-old male victim was at the location talking with an associate, when an unidentified male approached them and threw a folding chair striking the victim in the head. The male fled the scene in unknown direction. The victim was removed to Bronx Municipal Hospital Center in stable condition with pain to the head.

Monday, July 22 at 5:53 a.m. — Police responded to a 911 call about an unconscious man in front of 3964 Bronx Boulevard. Upon arrival officers found an unconscious and unresponsive 52-year-old male in the street with a stab wound to the chest. EMS also responded to the scene and transported the victim to Montefiore Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing as of press time. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification as of press time.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the individuals is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website a, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

This is a photo of a man wanted for questioning in connection with an assault on Friday, July 5 in the 47th Precinct in front of 4000 White Plains Road.
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